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That was fascinating reading I ve read many war stories and this one always stuck with me Lovelywas fascinating reading I ve read many war stories and this one always stuck with me Lovely with loads of humour and a fair amount of hardship as well I was never much for war novels but I was really captivated by
this one Very well written really raws you in and makes you feel like you are experiencing the war firsthandone Very well written really raws you in and makes you feel like you are experiencing the war firsthand the eyes of young Billy forced to grow Up Far Before His Time far before his time book was excellent true to the soldiers in Korea It is a great read The way the book was written in prison by Billy Dickson and John McAleer. Ng the local Korean brothels Unit Pride is the emotional and gripping story of mid twentieth century warfare of courage and camaraderie and what it takes to be a heroJohn McAleer while a professor at Boston College received a letter from Billy Dickson who was serving time in Walpole State Penitentiary for bank robbery McAleer encouraged Dickson to write about his Korean War experiences and thus began a 1200 letter correspondence between McAleer and Dickson that eveloped into this nov.
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i read this book and it held me spellbound from the first page to the lastread this book and it held me spellbound from
The First Page To Thefirst page to the took me a little bit to get into it but it was worth it once I got hooked because I grew to love Billy and Dewey I appreciate the men and women of our Armed Forces so much They sacrifice so much uring and after their time in battle The ending was a little abrupt but not enough to stop anyone from reading it One of the earlier books I ve read although only based on a true story still an inspiring read One of the best war stories i have ever read in my life even 30 years after i read it i can Two young soldiers come together in the trenches to form a strong friendship amidst the bombshells and bloodshed of the Korean War Billy the brawler with a chip on his shoulder is only a seventeen year old punk from the slums of Boston Dewey is a tough young Texan who boasts he's not afraid of killing or being killed These two strangers' lives are thrown together and altered forever by a war that we couldn't win Unit Pride hailed as one of
"the greatest war "greatest war of our time tells no. Till remember the book and its name I read this book as a kid on a road trip with my parents I loved it the only book I ever read than once I read this book that I found in the library when I was in 4th grade It actually made me cry in fact it was the first book to ever make me feel so istraught Read this and Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton in tandem This was a very good book
on the war Its about two soldiers whose friendship shines throughout Korean war Its about two soldiers whose friendship shines throughout book To it wasn t as good as some of the war books I ve read The most interesting part of the book came in the epilogue where one of. T only of the wages of war but of the bond of friendship in unlikely places For both Billy and Dewey it is kill or be killed and each looked to the other to make it through the war alive In the worst of times they leaned on each other to survive nightmarish ordeals such as watching a prisoner get rifle whipped in the face then hearing him being shot to eath in a nearby thicket In the best of times they staved off boredom and Faja (Naslouchač, depression by befriending French Legionnaires and patronizi.